Zinc – A Micronutrient for Improved Nutrition and Food Security

The Global Solutions Group on Food Quality of the World Bank Group Agriculture Global Practice, in collaboration with SecureNutrition Knowledge Platform, and the World Bank Group HNP Global Practice will host a seminar to engage the agriculture and nutrition community in addressing the problems spawned by zinc-deficient agricultural soils (e.g. reduced crop yield/growth and negative human health implications) and emphasizing the role that zinc fortified fertilizers can play in simply and sustainably alleviating such concerns.

The Lead Presenter will be Dr. Andrew Green, Director of the Zinc Nutrient Initiative (ZNI). Discussants will be Ziauddin Hyder, Senior Nutrition Specialist, Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice, World Bank Group, and Chris Jackson, Lead Agriculture Economist, Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank Group. The event will be chaired by Shobha Shetty, Practice Manager, Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank Group.

Participation is available In-Person and Online.

For more information and registration: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee84mr7p6b3a6d21&oseq=&c=&ch=


Wednesday July 12, 2017
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Start Time:
12:30 pm
End Time:
2:00 pm
Washington, DC
United States